Depleted suburban house sparrow Passer domesticus population not limited by food availability

  title={Depleted suburban house sparrow Passer domesticus population not limited by food availability},
  author={Will J. Peach and John W. Mallord and Nancy Ockendon and Christopher J. Orsman and William G. Haines},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  pages={1053 - 1065}
Little is known about the environmental factors that limit the demography and abundance of wild vertebrates in highly modified urban environments. The House Sparrow Passer domesticus is a globally widespread species whose urban populations have recently undergone substantial declines particularly in Europe. The environmental drivers of these declines remain unknown. In a previous study we showed that invertebrate availability during the breeding season limited reproductive success but not… 

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